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Oregon lawmakers to address increasing prescription-drug costs

HEALTH ROUNDUP: Bills in Oregon Legislature to provide relief for families burdened by skyrocketing drug costs; Oregon hospitals overbill Medicare.

Portland software company secures $20M

Jama Software has raised $33M, plans to use funding to hire 50 to fill downtown office.

MAX Orange Line expected to be millions under budget

The general manager of TriMet said the new Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Line will be $10-40 million under budget.

Oregon 'Pot Czar' fired

POT NEWS: OLCC Executive Director confirms he was let go, after being hired in December; Portland businesses embrace pot entrepreneurship; Jackson Co. won't tax for a year.

Background checks on private gun sale bill introduced

All firearm transactions, with some exclusions, would be subject to background checks.

Department of Administrative Services hacked

The state's metadata was breached.

Portland entrepreneurs hiring more employees, earning more revenue than global competitors

Study indicates Portland-based entrepreneurs are better positioned than industry peers.